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Monthly Archives: September, 2014

It is time for the flu shot!


Get it on your calendar…everyone 6 months of age and older needs a flu shot! It is the time of year when I start my daily reminders to parents ( I sometimes can be annoying, I guess)… it is time…time for that flu shot.  Put your excuses away, everyone 6 months and older should receive …

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Squeeze pouches…are they a good option for picky toddlers?


Are fruits and vegetables from a pouch the best idea for your toddler? There are several baby items that I wish were around when my four kids were young.  One of the “convenience” items I see so many parents using are the fruit and vegetable “squeeze pouches”.  Ingenious and convenient!  Squeeze the pouch onto a …

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Don’t Panic about the EV-D68 Virus….But Wash Those Hands!


This is the best way to prevent the enterovirus EV-D68 or ANY illness!   We in the Midwest are hearing about an outbreak of an illness that is hitting children hard. Many children have been hospitalized with respiratory symptoms from this enterovirus EV-D68. This group of viruses can cause many different illnesses, but this particular …

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Tell the people you love, “You rock!”


Don’t just tell your kids they “rock”…tell them why! A little “Throw back Thursday”…..a post that helps us to remember to tell those we love the most why we do!  Happy Thursday! I was getting ready to mail a card to my college aged kids the other day.  I try to send a “snail mail” …

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